Joyce Hicks AWS-Transforming The Landscape In Watercolor
Joyce brings her passion and love for teaching to inspire and motivate in a fun, fast-paced workshop. Emphasis is on techniques and strategies for transforming ordinaryscenes into extraordinary ones with watercolor; scenes that reach out and connect with viewers. Joyce teaches simple easy to learn methods that will appeal to beginners as well as seasoned artists looking for renewed inspiration and insights into new ways of thinking. You will learn from clear explanations about the reasoning behind artistic decisions and visually from daily step by step demonstrations. You will become more comfortable with the watercolor medium while learning to distill and simplify scenes from inspiration to finished work of art. Once technical aspects have also been mastered your confidence will show and your own Signature Style will begin to emerge for works of art that are uniquely yours.
Following are a few of the topics covered in her workshops.
atmospheric perspective in the landscape
simplifying and streamlining scenes
working toward a signature style by developing a visual language
steps for building strong compositions
painting “relationships” instead of “things”
important design principles for creating exciting paintings
working with photographs, sketch books and color studies
planning strategies that will allow you to paint spontaneously and with confidence
daily lectures and demonstrations
one-on-one instruction for all participants as group size allows
something for every level